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tv   Shift - Living in the Digital Age  Deutsche Welle  November 21, 2017 6:45am-7:01am CET

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next on d w. it's all about the moments that. it's all about the story in so. it's all about george chance to discover the world from different perspectives. join us and inspired by distinctive instagram or others at g.w. stories new topics each week on instagram. shift living in the digital age coming up. girl power in south africa's i t sector meditation apps to relax by and dancing the night away in an airport
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but first art in new dimensions exploring digital worlds is not just for gamers anymore virtual reality offers endless possibilities to visual artists exhibition designers and choreographers who are exploring with new technology. all the world the virtual world is a stage these you know make went with virtual reality headset so the audience is transported to an alternative environment where they can interact and meet with dancers avatars. the spectators become part of the performance it's a training with them is incredible i need a moment to process it. to the virtual is real i could spend the whole day in there . when they're little going to really like a little child seeing incredible things for the first time it's unbelievable the gulf between stage and audience is a polished choreography. playing with space and scale only five people at
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a time can take part in the performance of. the creative team and the technicians worked on the animation for months. art in technology have been a nice for technofile artists for a long time. the technological aspect was often more interesting than the artistic . but at the moment the combination is taking off. your reality is opening up new dimensions in other areas as well. at city of architecture and heritage a museum in paris participants in a pilot project can explore the great pyramid of egypt outside and in on a guided tour they enter the various passages and rooms such as the king's chamber . another kind of technological miracle makes the wonder of the ancient world
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accessible. step forward in the field of virtual reality. you're in a group you can take these tours with your family you can enter areas you wouldn't have had access to in the actual pyramid. they are also opens new dimensions for the graphic arts three d. painting virtual reality apps like google's transform spaces into canvases the developers have given creative users even more possibilities. the things that. kind of. patience from that thallium they can make things as big as they want for example the tree. up. so. we have an infinite. so many creative possibilities for artists and
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a new world of wonder for the eye of the beholder. the challenge for the don's project is to make the choreography fixed and interactive at the same time. specialists from the art and him foundation in geneva know how to do it every step and every gesture has to be precisely worked out before that digitized you know the what interests us when working with artists is the unknown we want to explore a completely new terrain. virtual reality dance project is currently on tour in europe using beyond technology the audience can share the stage. shift says let's dance. for the shift ranking this time the world's most popular instant messaging apps. in fifth place skype
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a statistics platform ranked the most popular messaging services and the first one to hit the web is still high on the list. this video of a nine cleaning up after hurricane irma hit florida went viral she used skype to thank everyone for watching skype's got three hundred million users worldwide. in fourth q q this chinese app is really sweet and it keeps eight hundred sixty one million users connected around the globe every month everybody dance now. in third. this app lets users both communicate and pay for things. nine hundred thirty eight million people use the app to book holidays or just to order takeout at home blown up or to. the runner up facebook messenger a whopping one point two billion people use this messaging service each month and now they can spice things up by adding all. kinds of fun filters.
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and at the top of the list whatsapp the world number one messaging service was acquired by facebook in two thousand and fourteen developers are working on a new feature that lets users delete messages they regret having sent one point three billion users are breathing a sigh of relief. that was this week's ranking and now information technologies promise job prospects for women in south africa an initiative teaches girls computer programming so that later they can build on that knowledge to qualify for professions in technology and the sciences. cape town's waterfront is a good place to try out new business ideas the creators of the she leads africa internet platform focus on supporting women. good professional qualifications and technical skills are important talky patients success took a media has been invited to teach women some basic programming skills.
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science technology engineering and math and see me important because a woman in africa and i think it's a phenomenon around the will women often are told you know you would be better at something else and that's why we we focus on technology and on top of national tucker meo works for girl hype a nonprofit organization her mother barrett tang mia founded in two thousand and five. she teaches programming to girls and tries to get them interested in technical careers that involves making regular trips to the townships. girl hype offers afternoon classes in six schools the organization is financed by donations and cooperations with i.t. companies it supports an average of some five hundred girls a year. you always have to convince the gals that could you move into their lives and it's purely because there isn't enough and it's not something they can see in the. so that's why we exist because we went to produce notes of women in the
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developing side and she's very technical and once we have most of those who can develop and they see and is out. there i think it can be easy for us to convince them h.t.m.l. the language of the internet is part of their attacking me as lesson plans it's one of the basic skills the girls who lead for internet based occupations. sixteen year old click on a cause these are already recognizes its value when you use a thin line just ride your lines of code in your results it's sounding like you need a website i. took a mia got her start just the same way she was among her mother's very first students. i could my first have had when i was eleven. and it was an age from our from there i was hooked this is what i want to do this is what i want to be in and i've been doing that and. then.
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pioneering women have a common goal by two thousand and twenty they hope to have gotten one hundred thousand girls started on their way so women will also be able to take part in shaping south africa's future. chips cheers for girl power. and now the shift app shot puts three apps to the test. these meditation apps promise inner peace relaxation and mindfulness. meditation. meditation time. and headspace will start with the meditation the full version is available for four year olds forty nine cents a plus with its five to forty minute sessions this app makes a very nice impression. by the way come to a place where you could sit down meditate. a minus it doesn't have many options.
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now it's time for meditation time but only for unconventional thinkers this is for individual meditation. the user can set the total length and the intervals up plus the settings include gong and ambient sounds a drawback there are no instructions. lines in the wrong way you will. finally let's check out headspace the basic version is free but lifelong access for three hundred euros is a bit costly. but the packages range from basics to health to sports each package includes several sessions conducted by a relaxing voice. my name's andy and i were the next ten days i'm going to show you really simple way of getting some head space. ship says if you take your meditation seriously you need head space. it's suitable for beginners as well as the more enlightened. one to find out more about the digital
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world then check out our facebook page d.w. digital. you'll find all the latest news and trends as well as interesting apps exciting gadgets and helpful tutorials and of course all the ship reports are there to. like us post your comments give us your opinions and e.w. digital. as always we leave shift through the exit our internet find of the week this time the night at the airport. when life can't seem to get off the ground dancing lifts the spirits mushy my sujit remember that when she missed her connecting flight one evening. oh. thirty year old man she decided to get into the groove in charlotte airport and got an airport staff and fellow passengers to join in. they danced away the hours still
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boarding time. with three million views her dance video was a real hit on you tube. and next time on shift. children and teens all over the world are bullied with threats and emotional abuse on the internet often they don't know how to defend themselves online services offer help and information for young people and parents cyberbullying and next week on shift. stories that the world over information they provide the plans they want to express d.w. on facebook and twitter up to date and in touch follow us listening and then step
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news is being hijacked journalism itself has become a scripted reality show it's not just good vs evil us versus them black and white. in countries like russia china turkey people are told it's that simple and if you're a journalist there and you try to get beyond that you are facing scare tactics intimidation. and i wonder is that where we're headed as well. my responsibility as a journalist is to get beyond the smoking mirrors it's not just about being fair and balanced or being neutral it's about being true. findings for golf and i work to be done.
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